First Week of August in Winter Park, Colorado

The days are still long and the sunshine still plentiful as we enter into August in Winter Park.  There is plenty to do in the beautiful weather and abundant sunshine. Traditional local events this Week: National Night out in Granby: Tuesday, August 1st from 5:30-10:00 p.m. at Polhamus Park in Granby.  There will be multiple events including; a hot dog… Read More “First Week of August in Winter Park, Colorado”

Wild About Flowers

We had a late start to our summer here in Winter Park, and May was particularly rainy at 3.74 inches (average May rainfall is 2.15 inches). Excess rain presents a dilemma in the early days of the season. On one hand, you have to be conscious of such things as lightning, and you must schedule your hikes with safety (and… Read More “Wild About Flowers”

Summer Tubing Fun Near Winter Park

YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch Opens Summer Tubing Hill Who says you need snow to hurtle down a mountain on an inflatable donut?   The fun loving adventure hounds at the YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch have raised the bar with the opening of their year-round Snowflex tubing hill. What-now?  Snowflex is a revolutionary man-made surface that mimics the absorption and sliding quality… Read More “Summer Tubing Fun Near Winter Park”